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V-League: UST ensures quarterfinals spot, edges TIP

Inquirer Breaking News - 16 min 42 sec ago
University of Santo Tomas proved third time's the charm as it ensured a quarterfinals spot in the Shakey's V-League Collegiate Conference at the expense of Technological Institute of the Philippines, 25-16, 25-19, 24-26, 25-14, Sunday at San Juan Arena. It was the Golden Tigresses' third win in a row, after losing their opener against Ateneo, for a 3-1 win-loss record in Group B. Pamela Lastimosa shook off cobwebs she sustained in the third set with a powerful through the block attack that sealed the Thomasian victory. UST was in the midst of a TIP counterattack in the third set when Lastimosa and teammate Carmela Tunay collided with each other with the latter getting rushed...

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Kris: No bad blood between Aquinos, Binays

Inquirer Breaking News - 29 min 51 sec ago
//   Despite being on the opposite sides of the political fence, the Aquino and Binay families maintain a strong friendship, presidential sister and actress Kris Aquino said on Sunday. "We were never naman in the same ticket but my sisters and I are very good friends (with them). In particular, his daughter and private secretary Anne is really a good friend and we've maintained our friendship," Kris said during her visit to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) Quezon City office to transfer her voter's registration from Makati City.   The "Queen of All Media" was referring to Marita Angeline "Anne" Binay, one of the vice president's daughters. &...

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Guevarra outshines Maberry for Fiba 3×3 Dunk Contest title

Inquirer Breaking News - 33 min 2 sec ago
Manila West's Rey Guevarra came away with the Smart Slam Dunk Contest title after slipping past Porter Maberry by a point in the 2015 FIBA 3x3 World Tour Manila Masters at Robinsons Ermita on Sunday. The Meralco Bolts forward's array of slam dunks over a collection of Philippine All-Stars members earned him 80 points through three rounds. Maberry, a 5-foot-5 pro-dunker, put up a good fight highlighted by by a dunk over two guys, one of which seated on top of the other, which earned a perfect 30. However, he only finished with 79 points to yield the title to Guevarra. Kobe's Nyika Williams was also part of the competition, but he was eliminated after the first round. Judge...

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Vote-rich Cavite to boost Binay’s ratings-UNA

Inquirer Breaking News - 34 min 58 sec ago
LOS BAOS, Laguna - The United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) is banking on the support of the local officials of Cavite province to help boost the ratings of Vice President Jejomar Binay in the 2016 presidential race. "We, from UNA, are optimistic with the leadership and popularity of (Cavite) Governor Jonvic Remulla and other local officials and the Magdalo group who joined the party...It will definitely result in a big leap in (Binay's) ratings," said UNA spokesperson Mon Ilagan in a text message to the Inquireron Sunday. Binay, who has gone around the province several times since last year, is set to deliver his own State of the Nation Address(Sona) on Mondayafternoon at the Cavite ...

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1 dead, 3 hurt in Baguio road accident

Inquirer Breaking News - 38 min 52 sec ago
BAGUIO CITY, Philippines -- A man died while three others were hurt when a delivery van overshot a road and crashed in Suello Village hereon Sundaymorning, reports from a volunteer rescue group said. Rafael Valencia, head of the volunteer rescue group 911 On Call, said the van driver, Bonifacio Pantalunan, 64, lost control of the wheel when the van's brakes malfunctioned while cruising downhill at8:20 a.m.The van overshot the road, tumbled and crashed near a golf course, he said. Valencia said Pantalunan died in the crash while his passengers -- Abraham Rivera, Edgar Velando and Christian Cruz -- were taken to the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center....

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Fiba 3×3: Manila North dethrones Manila West to enter finals

Inquirer Breaking News - 44 min 6 sec ago
Manila North exploited its size advantage and even got its outside shots clicking to beat reigning titlist Manila West, 21-18, and make the final of the Fiba 3x3 World Tour Manila Masters Sunday at Robinson's Place Manila. Calvin Abueva, Vic Manuel and Troy Rosario proved too tough to handle in the shaded area for Manila West's Terrence Romeo, KG Canaleta, Aldrech Ramos and Rey Guevarra. "It wasn't easy for us but we stuck to our plan which is to pound the ball inside," said Abueva in Filipino. "We were also able to limit their shooters." The game was tied at 11 before Manila North went on a 7-0 run to create separation. A baseline dunk by Abueva made it, 19-14, while Manuel...

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Will Kris vote for ex-lover Herbert? ‘He has to convince me’

Inquirer Breaking News - 56 min 23 sec ago
//     Now that she's a Quezon City voter, will Kris Aquino vote for her former lover Mayor Herbert "Bistek" Bautista should he run for a local seat? In an interview with reporters on Sunday, Aquino said that she still "needs to be convinced." READ: Kris Aquino now a QC voter, shuns 2016 plans "He has to convince me," Aquino said before breaking into a hearty laugh. She said that she will vote for Bautista because she thinks no one would run against him. READ: Kris on failed romance with Herbert: 'It's fair for my heart to be broken' "Wala naman sigurong tatapat sa kanya so siguro naman (I think no one would run again...

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Plane door found on Reunion Island

Inquirer Breaking News - 1 hour 18 min ago
PETALING JAYA --- A plane door has been found washed up on Reunion Island, Sky News reported on Sunday. According to Sky News' David Bowden, the object was discovered in a different location to the flaperon which prompted speculation that it was from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. Experts confirmed that the flaperon was consistent with that of Boeing 777 although it is not known if it is from the missing jet. The Transport Ministry said that MH370 investigators would only be able to inspect the flaperon after Mondaybecause Malaysian authorities had to attend a meeting with the French Government before they could actually see the debris. Deputy Transport Minister Datuk Ab...

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4 hurt in blast in Dagupan

Inquirer Breaking News - 1 hour 21 min ago
DAGUPAN CITY, Pangasinan, Philippines --At least four people were hurt in an explosion in a house in Barangay Lasip Grande here on Sunday, police said. Supt. Christopher Abrahano, police chief, said the blast happened after resident Aida Siapno used a "metallic object," suspected to be a bullet, to stabilize a cooking pot in her firewood stove at9 a.m.Sunday. "We are not sure yet, but she must have used a .50 cal. bullet, which exploded due to the intense heat from the stove," said Abrahano. The bullet, which is about six inches long, is used for machine guns, according to Abrahano. Abrahano said a team of investigators had scoured the site of the explosion to look for materi...

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Fiba 3×3: Novi Sad enters Manila Masters Finals

Inquirer Breaking News - 1 hour 24 min ago
  Defending Fiba 3x3 champions Novi Sad Al Wahda punched a ticket to the World Tour Finals anew as it beat Doha, 21-13 on Sunday at Robinsons Ermita. The victory also sent the number one-ranked team in the world to the Finals of the 2015 FIBA 3x3 World Tour Manila Masters, where it will face one of the two remaining Manila teams. Marko Savic had six points, including the final pair of two-pointers to give the UAE side the victory. Dejan Majstorovic led Novi Sad with nine points. Sammy Monroe paced Doha with four points in the defeat. CFC...

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Go big or go home

Inquirer Breaking News - 1 hour 31 min ago
Rather than be stuck in a job he didn't like, entrepreneur Jonathan Lee opted out of the rat race to start first a hotel and then a food business.   His move to leave the cubicle behind after three years as a management consultant led Jonathan Lee to become a full-time entrepreneur in the hotel and food-and-beverage (F&B) industry. After successfully setting up Grid9, a flashpacker hotel, with a partner in March 2013, the 27-year-old ventured into the F&B business in May 2015 by starting YakiSan, a food kiosk offeringyakitorior chicken on skewers at Asian Avenue, Sunway Pyramid in Malaysia. What inspired you to become an entrepreneur?   After a yea...

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Tunay rushed to hospital after nasty collision with Lastimosa

Inquirer Breaking News - 1 hour 36 min ago
Carmela Tunay was rushed to the University of Santo Tomas Hospital Sunday after a nasty collision with teammate Pamela Lastimosa during a match in the Shakey's V-League Collegiate Conference at San Juan Arena. The Tigresses, a set away from the win, were dwon 24-25 in the third set against Technological Institute of the Philippines when Tunay's nose collided with the elbow of Lastimosa as the two were scrambling for the receive. Tunay was first rushed to the locker room to treat the bleeding nose but team officials decided to rush the opposite spiker to UST Hospital for better Tunay said she can manage the pain but was obviously dizzy. "I'm dizzy but I can still walk," a tear...

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Box jellyfish sting kills woman on Thai resort island

Inquirer Breaking News - 1 hour 40 min ago
A Thai tourist has died after being stung by a box jellyfish while swimming off Koh Pha-ngan in Surat Thani last Friday night. Following the 9:30 p.m. report of the incident, Koh Pha-ngan police went to Koh Pha-ngan Hospital and learned that the 31-year-old woman was dead. Police learned that the woman had travelled to the island from Bangkok with friends and went swimming at around 8 p.m. in Tambon Ban Tai and was stung. One of the world's most poisonous creatures, this cube-shaped jellyfish's sting can cause extreme pain, muscle numbness, stomach and back muscle spasms, nausea, vomiting, chest tightness and death. Koh Pha-ngan Hospital's Dr. Thanuwat Tippinit warned that th...

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FEU notches fourth straight win in V-League, dispatches UP

Inquirer Breaking News - 1 hour 44 min ago
Defending champions Far Eastern University easily handled University of the Philippines, 25-20, 25-20, 25-19, in the Group Stages of the Shakey's V-League Saturday at San Juan Arena. FEU notched a 4-0 win-loss record in Group A and virtually grabbed a spot in the quarterfinals. It was a near perfect offense for the Lady Tamaraws but head coach Shaq Delos Santos said they still have to fix their faulty service game and defense. "Actually, more on service errors then receive," Delos Santos said of his areas that need improvement. "But out attack is ok, blocking and defense still needs work." FEU had 26 team errors compared to the Lady Fighting Maroons' 16. Attacking, how...

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LOOK: Matteo Guidicelli receives ‘power hug’ from Sarah Geronimo

Inquirer Breaking News - 1 hour 47 min ago
After finishing the Cobra Ironman 70.3 Triathlon Race in Cebu on Sunday, actor Matteo Guidicelli received a tight "power hug" from his girlfriend, singer-actress Sarah Geronimo. Geronimo flew to Cebu on Saturday to shower her support for her triathlete boyfriend. She was also seen at the finish line with Guidicelli's mother Glenna. Fans said that Geronimo jumped and ran to Guidicelli as soon as she saw her boyfriend on the finish line. Last year, Geronimo failed to attend the Ironman race because she was sick. The couple has been in a relationship for more than a year now. "Power hug" was coined by Geronimo in the 2009 movie "You Changed My Life" with John Lloyd Cru...

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SEAG medalist rules Milo Marathon Calapan race

ABS-CBN news - 1 hour 54 min ago
Southeast Asian Games silver medalist and Philippine national team member Mervin Guarte, along with MILO APEX Running Clinic coach Janette Agura ruled the 21K male and female divisions of the 39th National MILO Marathon Calapan qualifying leg on Sunday.
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PH K-pop fans hurt by Big Bang’s ‘Thank You’

Inquirer Breaking News - 1 hour 56 min ago
  "Thank You" is a response that usually makes the recipient happy.   Not this time.   Social media went on a frenzy early Sunday when the hashtag #NaBigbangKa zoomed atop the Philippines' trending list.   Two days after K-pop group Big Bang had its "MADE" concert in Manila, Filipino VIPs---the group's fan club name---went to social media to express their "hurt" over the group's simple "Thank You."   After the concert, leader G-Dragon posted on Instagram a floral crown light stick photo with the caption: "Thank you for tonight."   Hashtags included: "GN #VIP in #PHILIPPINES #BIGBANG #MADEWORLDTOUR IN #MANILA"   ...

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FEU sweeps UP to remain unbeaten in V-League

ABS-CBN news - 1 hour 57 min ago
Far Eastern University leaned on its guest players as it downed the University of the Philippines to remain undefeated in the Shakey's V-League Season 12 Collegiate Conference Sunday at the Arena in San Juan.
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Pagara brothers highly motivated to triumph in Dubai

ABS-CBN news - 1 hour 59 min ago
Boxing brothers Jason and Albert Pagara are both raring to win their matches in the upcoming "Duel in Dubai" on August 7, knowing that a victory against their Mexican opponents will lead to bigger things for their careers.
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WHO and sailing body seek virus tests in Rio Olympic venues

Inquirer Breaking News - 2 hours 25 sec ago
RIO DE JANEIRO --- The World Health Organization has asked the IOC to analyze virus levels in Rio de Janeiro's Olympic waters, and the governing body of world sailing says it will start doing its own independent virus tests. The moves come after an Associated Press investigation showed a serious health risk to Olympic athletes in venues around Rio rife with sewage. In a statement to the AP, the World Health Organization said it suggested the International Olympic Committee start monitoring for viruses at the Rio venues. "WHO has also advised the IOC to widen the scientific base of indicators to include viruses," the statement said. "The risk assessment should be revised acco...

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